QA Tech I (Kent, WA)

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1st Shift
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
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Kings Command Foods,LLC, an American Foods Group Company has opportunities for QA Technician I.


If you are looking to advance your career, join the AFG family where you can be a part of providing quality beef products to over 40 countries around the world. 


As QA Technician I, you will:

  • Calibrate equipment.
  • Communicate with USDA personnel concerning SOP’s, SSOP’s, and HACCP.
  • Accurately prepare and process daily paperwork in an organized manner.
  • Perform visual line and finished product inspections to ensure conformance to specifications and stamp acceptable product according to specifications.
  • Hold and/or release product, materials, or equipment not meeting specifications.
  • Read and understand specifications and complete written documentation.
  • Notify supervisors or other personnel of production problems or stop production if serious product defects are present.
  • Perform standardized qualitative and quantitative tests to determine physical or chemical properties of food or products.
  • Audit, record, compile, prepare, conduct, maintain, interpret, sample, monitor, control, compute, formulate, inspect, analyze, test, or measure product to verify conformance to specifications.
  • NOTE: this description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization; these duties are considered marginal.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be able to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.
  • Must be able to work in a variety of work temperatures warm, hot, humid, cold, wet or with slippery surfaces at varied heights in and around moving equipment and parts.
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the job. 
  • Ability to work extended scheduled hours Monday through Saturday with daily overtime. Must be able to work overtime as required.  Start times and hours vary based on production needs.
  • Safety training.
  • Safe Quality Food (SQF) training.
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) training.
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) training.
  • Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) training.
  • Food defense training.
  • Diploma/GED.
  • Must be fluent in English (speaking, reading, and writing).
  • Must be CCP certified.
  • Must have the ability to perform basic math functions.
  • Allergen training.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior quality assurance experience in a USDA inspected beef, pork or poultry facility.
  • Prior production experience.
  • Degree in Agricultural Science, Biology or Meat Related Science degree or equivalent experience recommended.
  • Hands-on knowledge, training and/or experience in Basic Microbiology, Basic Chemistry, Sanitation, and HACCP preferred.
  • Work history in the last 12 months.


King’s Command Foods, LLC (Kent Facility) an American Foods Group company is an industry leader in high quality pre-cooked and ready-to-eat meat products located in Kent, Washington. We appreciate our employees and reward them for a job well done.  As a member of the team, you will find yourself challenged and contributing in a significant way to the success of the business, and you will be rewarded for that success. If you want to feel appreciated for a job well done and be part of something bigger, then consider joining American Foods Group, a “hire to retire” type of company.  


What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Excellent benefit plan.  Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flex Spending Accounts, Voluntary Benefits, PTO, 401k, Short Term Disability, Discount Meat Purchase Program, and more!  
  • Training, growth and advancement opportunities that will make this the best and last company you work for.


Check Out the Kent, WA Area!

Improve your quality of life by residing in Kent, WA, a city located outside of Seattle, WA.  A short drive from many recreational areas in Washington, Kent offers big city amenities and is close to some of the most beautiful nature in America!


The area also offers:

  • American’s most famous parks and forests including Mount Rainier National Park and Tiger Mountain State Forest.
  • Visit Seattle’s many landmarks including the Space Needle and Pike Place Market.
  • Year-round community events that the whole family will love.


Try to convince us that there is a better place to live and work other than King’s Command Foods, LLC in Kent, WA!


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